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Please, Louise, pull me off of my knees

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Community-based climate change risk reduction

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Your bond measure passed - now what?

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New report calls for infrastructure investment ‘rethink’

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A minute with… Lynne M. Johnson

Spend a minute with Lynne M. Johnson, vice chairman, Orleans County, N.Y. Johnson serves as co-chair of the Niagara Orleans Regional Alliance (NORA....More

Passive optical networks: a technology win-win-win

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Last year’s news is this year’s lesson

Gerald Gordon writes that with the specter of sequestration looming, local government leaders should not forget the impacts of last year's shut down....More

Building effective mobile workforces in state, city and county governments

Jeffrey F. Ait, vice president and head of US public sector at BlackBerry, discusses how governments can build and manage mobile workforces....More

Getting public engagement right: two questions and four considerations

More neighborhoods, towns and cities consider public engagement an integral part of any new community initiative, law or regulation. But all too....More

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Former Atlanta mayor still active in community

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Optimizing Infrastructure Investments Using the Triple Bottom Line Approach

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Bill Wolpin is the Associate Publisher and Editorial Director of American City & County, Government Product News and Government Procurement magazines. Bill has judged several national magazine...

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While most journalism graduates would jump at a chance to chase down the latest story, Erin Greer ran, screaming, from the opportunity. A long-time performer and PR professional, Erin was used to...
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